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Surrey RCMP release photo in alleged groping incident

Do you recognize this vehicle? Surrey RCMP is looking for it in connection with an a sex assault alleged to have happened in Newton on Sept. 19. Surrey RCMP

Surrey RCMP are asking for the public’s help to locate a suspect in an alleged sex assault in Newton.

According to police, it happened around 5:30 a.m. last Thursday on 124 Street between 78 and 80 Avenue.

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Investigators said a woman was walking southbound when a man who was jogging by groped her.

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Police said the man then ran to a nearby vehicle and fled the area.

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The suspect is described as South Asian, 25 to 30 years old, five-foot-10 and was wearing black jogging pants and a black hoodie.

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The vehicle is described as a dark-coloured sedan of unknown make and model.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Surrey RCMP.

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